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Case Against My Brother (Paperback): Libby Malin Sternberg

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Libby Malin Sternberg

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Orphaned and penniless in 1922 Baltimore, Maryland, 15-year-old Carl and 17-year-old Adam Matuski are forced to move across the continent to live with their Uncle Pete in Portland, Oregon. Almost from the beginning, homesick Carl desperately wants to return east with his brother, but his plans fall apart when Adam is sought by police for the theft of expensive jewels from his girlfriend's wealthy home. Carl is convinced that Adam is being fingered unfairly. He and his brother are Polish Catholics, and Portland is awash in anti-Catholic, anti-immigrant sentiment. Voters, in fact, are being asked to decide whether Catholic schools, indeed all non-public schools, should be outlawed entirely. Carl works at one such Catholic school. Fuelled by the Ku Klux Klan and other unsavoury groups, the campaign touches Carl personally as he strives to clear his brother's name and solve the mystery: Who really took the family jewels, and why?

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Imprint: Bancroft Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: November 2007
Authors: Libby Malin Sternberg
Dimensions: 230 x 155 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 201
ISBN-13: 978-1-890862-54-1
Categories: Books > Children's & Educational > Fiction
Books > Children's & Educational > Fiction > General
Books > Children's Fiction & Fun
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LSN: 1-890862-54-1
Barcode: 9781890862541

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